By choosing to study at Manchester you will be joining one of the most innovative and successful departments of computer science in the world. Manchester saw the birth of computer science, with the creation of the world's first stored-programme computer. We continue to work on pioneering research including cutting-edge image processing software, new technologies to exploit the power of the web, medical imaging software and low-power chip design.
Although a research degree is traditionally the route to an academic post, and is often an essential qualification for a research career, it is now frequently sought by industry. Research graduates are a step ahead in the race for jobs: the communication and analytical skills integral to a research degree make them highly employable individuals.
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Visit our dedicated Science and Engineering postgraduate research page where you can browse projects built on your research passion in computer science, find a supervisor that shares your vision and discover how your research could be fully funded.
- Computer Science MPhil (1 year)
- Computer Science PhD (3 or 6 years)
- Computer Systems Engineering EngD (4 years)
- Data Engineering EngD (4 years)
- Software Systems Engineering EngD (4 years)